Julie Snyder, KZSC’s former news director (1990s) and the co-creator of the world’s most popular podcast, Serial, is the cover star of Feb 17th’s Good Times weekly! Don’t miss the Q&A with Good Times Editor-in-Chief Steve Palopoli, where she talks about being a Senior Producer at This American Life and how that led to the birth and explosive growth of Serial–a Peabody-award winning true crime podcast series. And see if you can make it out to see Julie Snyder and Serial co-creator Sarah Koenig talk at The Sunset Center‘s ‘Binge-Worthy Journalism: Backstage With the Creators of Serial’ on Wednesday, March 9th.
On this week of Story Time, Jesy Odio and Kendra Yoshinaga sat down with 5 members of the Kinetic Poetics Project: Jacqueline, Tariq, Emma, Nicki (Starfish), and Chris (El Siete).
This time, Story Time dedicated an entire hour to KPP to discuss the history of the organization and their upcoming plans. The members discussed each of their works briefly and shared what was their first experience getting involved with Kientic Poetics like. Such a wonderful, energetic bunch and always a pleasure to have at the air room here at KZSC.
On this week’s episode of Story Time, host Kendra Yoshinaga sits down with a few more members of the Kinetic Poetics Project as well as local poet and writer, Kevin Devaney.
On May 19th, the Kinetic Poetics Project bunch joined us in the air room for a good thirty minutes of slam poetry and rhymes. You can check out KPP by clicking on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/KineticPoeticsProject
During the second half of the show, Cabrillo Professor, writer, and theater artist, Helene Simkin Jara, read a few poems from her book of collection of poems, Because I Had To, as well as her short story, “Josefina”.
Her book is up online for purchase in Amazon!
Although Bleeding Rainbow was not able to come in to the studio for a live interview, KZSC managed to interview Rob Garcia and Sarah Everton from the Philadelphia-based band at the Crepe Place a few minutes right before their show was about to start.
Local poet and therapist, Dane Cervine, joined the crew of Story Time during one profound, insightful conversation to celebrate the release of his new poetry book, How Therapists Dance.
During the interview, Dane shares with us what it’s like being a UCSC alumnus and working with the youth as a therapist and counselor.